crossly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cross +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

crossly (comparative more crossly, superlative most crossly)

  1. In a cross manner; angrily.
    • 1956 [1880], Johanna Spyri, Heidi, translation of original by Eileen Hall, page 75:
      'What do you want, Miss?' he asked, rather crossly.

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